Irish politicians started to plot their election strategies today following Taoiseach Brian Cowen’s announcement of a March 11 poll: here.
Global Poverty Doubled- U.N. Report: here.
India price hikes loom inflation: Population concerned as food prices skyrocket, making basic vegetables unaffordable: here.
Gates Foundation’s approach to food security in Africa & its association with Monsanto and Cargill: here.
India’s Shunned Latrine Cleaners Toil Despite Ban: here. 300,000 workers, mostly women, do this degrading work.
Outgoing ThyssenKrupp chairman Ekkehard Schulz has called for the setting up of a “German raw materials corporation” to counteract skyrocketing prices and the growing shortage of raw materials on the world market: here.
British bankers rebuffed by Cambridge over request to censor scholarly paper: here.
As many as nine million American families have been foreclosed or face the threat of it in the coming year: here.
USA: Teachers at Central Falls High School in Rhode Island, who were fired en masse last February, are facing renewed threats to their jobs and working conditions: here.
India: Madhya Pradesh nurses strike: here.
Capitalists stealing workers’ wages becoming national epidemic: here.